The Jacket

A gripping, affecting, strange movie

Credits

Director

John Maybury

Producers

George Clooney, Peter Guber, Steven Soderbergh

Production Companies

Mandalay Pictures, Warner Independent Pictures (WIP), 2929 Productions, VIP 2 Medienfonds, VIP 3 Medienfonds, Rising Star, Section Eight

Studios

Warner Bros.

Dneg VFX Supervisor

Frazer Churchill

Dneg VFX Producers

Alex Hope, Dominic Sidoli, Andy Taylor

Release Date

4th March 2005

A Gulf war veteran is wrongly sent to a mental institution for insane criminals, where he becomes the object of a doctor’s experiments, and his life is completely affected by them.

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Synopis

Amnesiac Gulf War veteran Jack Starks can’t explain why he’s been found at the scene of a murder. Ordered to a mental hospital, Jack is subjected to Dr. Thomas Becker’s unusual treatment plan, which involves mysterious injections, sensory deprivation and confinement in a straitjacket. Locked away on his own, Jack discovers he can travel to the future, where he’s compelled to help a onetime acquaintance and investigate his own odd fate.

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